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Ponzi Vineyards Chardonnay Chehalem Mountains Reserve 2006

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"There are 1000 cases of the light gold-colored, toasty 2006 Chardonnay Reserve. It was fermented with native yeasts, went through malolactic fermentation, and was aged in 15% new French oak for 18 months, The nose exhibits notes of apple, poached pear, and pineapple. Crisp and Cote de Beaune-like on the palate, mineral notes and hazelnuts put in an appearance leading to a lengthy, fruit-filled finish...91" 9/09

Region: USA » Oregon » Willamette Valley

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Winery: Ponzi Vineyards
Color: White
Varietal: Chardonnay
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Ponzi Vineyards:
Founded in 1970 in Oregon's lush Willamette Valley, Ponzi Vineyards is internationally acclaimed for producing some of the World's finest Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and White Riesling, as well as Arneis and Dolcetto, two rare Italian varietals. For nearly four decades, wine pioneers Dick and Nancy Ponzi have set the standard for Oregon's viticultural innovation while maint... Read more
Founded in 1970 in Oregon's lush Willamette Valley, Ponzi Vineyards is internationally acclaimed for producing some of the World's finest Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and White Riesling, as well as Arneis and Dolcetto, two rare Italian varietals. For nearly four decades, wine pioneers Dick and Nancy Ponzi have set the standard for Oregon's viticultural innovation while maintaining an unwavering commitment to a tradition of winemaking excellence. Today, this philosophy is carried on by the Ponzi Family's second generation: Winemaker Luisa Ponzi, Director of Sales and Marketing Maria Ponzi Fogelstrom and Director of Operations Michel Ponzi. All 120 acres of family-owned vineyards in the Northern Willamette Valley are LIVE Certified Sustainable, the world's highest standard for sustainable viticulture. Ponzi Vineyards continues to hold long-term contracts with many of the best growers in the region. Driven by the concept that the variety must match the terroir and climate, Ponzi Vineyards continues to set the standard for Oregon and remains at the forefront of the nation's top wine producers. Today, the winery and vineyards are operated under the same guiding principles with second-generation winemaker Luisa Ponzi at the helm. Luisa has produced the wines since 1993, using her classic Burgundian style. Read less

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Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
04/30/2010

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"There are 1000 cases of the light gold-colored, toasty 2006 Chardonnay Reserve. It was fermented with native yeasts, went through malolactic fermentation, and was aged in 15% new French oak for 18 months, The nose exhibits notes of apple, poached pear, and pineapple. Crisp and Cote de Beaune-like on the palate, mineral notes and hazelnuts put in an appearance leading to a lengthy, fruit-filled finish...91" 9/09

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